The Ville, MU

Millersville University of Pennsylvania

1 S George St, Millersville, United States
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  • Total Documents
    133
  • Class Notes
    96
  • Textbook Notes
    30
  • Study Guides
    7
  • Currently Enrolled
    422
  • Previously Enrolled
    175

Overview of Millersville University of Pennsylvania (The Ville, MU)

About this school

Millersville University, founded in 1855, is a public, liberal arts university. It has internships as well as programs in cooperative education, education and the physical sciences. Its 220-acre campus is located in Millersville, four miles south of Lancaster
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:6,758
    • Men:2,921 (43.2%)
    • Women:3,837 (56.8%)

Location

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Admission Information (The Ville, MU)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Millersville University of Pennsylvania is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
-
Science
3
-
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
3
-
History
2
-
Academic Electives
-
4

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
Not reported
SAT Only
Not used if submitted
Not reported
ACT Only
Not used if submitted
Not reported
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
Not used if submitted
Not reported
SAT Subject Tests Only
Not used if submitted
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Writing component recommended
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
1 South George Street|PO Box 1002
City, State, Zip
Millersville, PA  17551-0302
Phone
(717) 871-4625
Fax
-
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$40
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
2 recommended for all freshmen
Other
Health examination, audition for music applicants, portfolio for art applicants, Associate degree in Nursing or Diploma and RN license for nursing program recommended for some freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
79% of 6,717 applicants were admitted
Women
82% of 3,817 applicants were admitted
Men
77% of 2,900 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
1,849 (35%) of 5,340 admitted students enrolled
Women
1,086 (35%) of 3,112 admitted students enrolled
Men
763 (34%) of 2,228 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.31
375 And Above
Not reported
3.50 - 3.74
Not reported
3.25 - 3.49
Not reported
3.00 - 3.24
Not reported
2.50 - 2.99
Not reported
2.00 - 2.49
Not reported

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
529 average |480-570 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
2%
• Score 600 - 700
15%
• Score 500 - 600
51%
• Score 400 - 500
30%
• Score 300 - 400
2%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
542 average |490-590 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
2%
• Score 600 - 700
19%
• Score 500 - 600
52%
• Score 400 - 500
25%
• Score 300 - 400
2%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
22 average |19-24 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
6%
• Score 24 - 29
28%
• Score 18 - 23
49%
• Score 12 - 17
17%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (The Ville, MU)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $11,858|Out-of-state: $21,318
  • Room & Board: - $13,440 (80.07626310772164%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,000 (5.958055290753098%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,344 (13.965681601525262%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Millersville University of Pennsylvania accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 15
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 19
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003325
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
1,204 (92.4%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
926 (76.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
896 (96.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
58 (6.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
54%
Average Award
$7,836
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 647 (72.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,615
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 783 (87.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,308
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 204 (22.8%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
95 (7.3%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,960

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
4,918 (83.5%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
4,068 (82.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
3,930 (96.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
176 (4.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
58%
Average Award
$8,467
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,854 (72.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,884
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 3,540 (90.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,146
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 458 (11.7%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
239 (4.1%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,867

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
72%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$31,476
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
19.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
11.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships, Schock Scholarships
Non Need Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, English, Foreign Languages, Home Economics, Humanities, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Music
Special Achievements/Activities
Community Service
Special Characteristics
Children of Union Members/Company Employees, International Students

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,367

Academics & Instruction (The Ville, MU)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


4-1-4

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


308

Part-Time Faculty


189

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


58%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 6% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 22% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 41% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 19% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 6% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 4% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 2% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 5% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 25% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 60% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 9% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
766,201

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
430
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Millersville University of Pennsylvania provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


77.4%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


36.2%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


57.7%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


61.7%

Programs & Majors (The Ville, MU)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (35)


  • Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions, Other
  • Anthropology
  • Area Studies, Other
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Economics, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geography
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • German Language and Literature
  • History, General
  • Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other
  • Industrial Technology/Technician
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music, General
  • Nursing Science
  • Occupational Safety and Health Technology/Technician
  • Oceanography, Chemical and Physical
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Social Sciences, Other
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Social sciences, Education

Online Degrees


Engineering

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Science, Master of Social Work, Master of Education, Master of Arts, Master of Science in Nursing

Master's Programs of Study (35)


  • Adult Education
  • Applied Arts and Design--General
  • Art Education
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Atmospheric Sciences
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Distance Education Development
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education of the Gifted
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Emergency Management
  • English
  • English as a Second Language
  • Environmental Management and Policy
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Foundations and Philosophy of Education
  • French
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • German
  • History
  • Mathematics Education
  • Meteorology
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing--General
  • Physical Education
  • Psychology--General
  • Reading Education
  • School Psychology
  • Science Education
  • Social Work
  • Spanish
  • Special Education
  • Sports Management
  • Vocational and Technical Education

Campus Life (The Ville, MU)

Location & Geography

Population


8,288

Nearest Metropolitan Area


250 acres

Environment


Small town/city

Campus Size


Weather


Temperature
22.8 average low in January, 81.7 average high in September
Rain
125 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
90 mile(s) from campus in Baltimore, Md.
Nearest Bus Station
5 mile(s) from campus in Lancaster
Nearest Train Station
5 mile(s) from campus in Lancaster

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


32% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


68%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Marauder
School Colors
Black and gold

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Field Hockey
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Field Hockey
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, football, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Millersville University of Pennsylvania offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, university activities board, honors college student association, mini-thon, graduate student organization, helping paws

Sororities


4% of women participate

Fraternities


4% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC offered on campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


5,666

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
6,758
Women
3,837
Men
2,921

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 2.6% Asian
  • 8.8% Black/African-American
  • 11.2% Hispanic/Latino
  • 1.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 74.0% White
  • 1.1% Unknown

International Students


0.7% from 57 countries

Average Age


22

Number of Graduate Students


962

Student Resources (The Ville, MU)

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